TITLE

Health care stakeholders collaborate on the elderly

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Oct2007, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the establishment of the National Transitions of Care Coalition in the U.S. to help health care providers in addressing the gaps that may occur when older patients move from one health care setting to another.
ACCESSION #
26699593

 

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